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Beowulf Folded Cross

Brewed by Beowulf
Style: Bitter
Brownhills, England
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sic1314 (4775) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2014
Poured medium amber with a dense off white head of. Aroma of sweet caramel malt and dark fruit. Medium body, flavour is medium sweet, medium bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ladnewton (1763) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2013
Cask at the Wellington Hotel, Birmingham on 28th December 2013. Hazy copper with thin cream-coloured film and plenty of lacing. Yeasty and malty aromas. Touch of soapiness. Leafy hops, notes of sage and lemon in-mouth. Citric finish, slightly musty in an interesting rather than unpleasant sense. Generally tangy. Light in body and mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SarkyNorthener (3929) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2013
Cask@the avion, aldridge. Dark amber beer with medium head and decent lacing. Aroma of malts. Taste is malts, some fruit and a little unintentional smoke that actually improved the taste a little. Decent enough beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichTheVillan (6274) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2013
Cask at The Barton Arms; clear copper pour with soapy off white head, malt and red fruit aroma, malt taste some fruits and moderate bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (7327) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - MAR 7, 2013
Bottle from Stirchley Wines, Birmingham. Poured a clear copper with a frothy white head. The aroma is a little malty, but weak. The flavour is medium to strong bitter, a little metallic, some malt and the bitterness hangs around into the aftertaste. A great session ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (9986) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 7, 2013
Bottle shared thanks to Jmgreenuk. Pours hazy amber brown with an off white head. Aroma of light malt, slightly roasted and caramel. Flavour is light to moderate sweet and over moderate bitter with a long bitter finish. Light bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (8476) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 7, 2013
50cl bottle courtesy of and shared with JMGreenUK. Thick white creamy head. Slightly hazy blond/amber pour. Nice bitterness

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (6102) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2012
Hand pulled pint at the worst Wetherspoons I know (under where the Central Library, Birmingham used to be). Lunchtime on Saturday 7th July 2012. The beer poured a deep amber colour with an off-white head of foam sat proudly on top. Good thick lacing clung to the glass as the beer level fell after each gulp. Malts rule the roost in this semi-sweet smelling and tasting brew which I downed very quickly but had to move on, or i’d have had another and another etc, etc.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pudding (227) - Birmingham, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 12, 2012 Try it again! My bottle poured correctly. A well-balanced, tasty, bitter with the accent on roasted or kilned malt. Would buy again. (bottle).

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
johndoughty (4874) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2011
Bottle. On the label it is called Foldcross but I assume that its the same beer. Doesn’t really matter as its pretty poor. Exploded out of the bottle on opening despite being kept properly.Big head that never dissipated -it was like drinking alcoholic foam. Some bitterness but it was hard to enjoy such a badly bottled beer.In hindsight my score is a bit too generous.

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